People You Should Know: Top 101 Women of STEM, 1st Edition

  • Nicholas Faulkner
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  • ISBN-10: 1680484990
  • ISBN-13: 9781680484991
  • DDC: 500.82
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 184 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This extensive and insightful text introduces readers to an eclectic mix of women who have excelled in all areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. It includes biographies of astronauts, naturalists, zoologists, and astronomers, among others. Readers will be proud of the great pioneering work these women have done in their fields and be inspired to pursue such achievements of their own.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz.
2: Maria Gaetana Agnesi.
3: Frances E. Allen.
4: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.
5: Mary Anning.
6: Virginia Apgar.
7: Anna Atkins.
8: Hertha Marks Ayrton.
9: Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey.
10: Sara Josephine Baker.
11: Clara Barton.
12: Laura Bassi.
13: Ruth Benedict.
14: Louise Blanchard Bethune.
15: Elizabeth H. Blackburn.
16: Elizabeth Blackwell.
17: Emily Blackwell.
18: Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton.
19: Linda B. Buck.
20: Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
21: Annie Jump Cannon.
22: Rachel Carson.
23: Margaret Chan.
24: Gabrielle-Émilie Châtelet.
25: Cornelia Maria Clapp.
26: Johnnetta Cole.
27: Eileen Collins.
28: Anna Botsford Comstock.
29: Gerty Cori.
30: Elena Cornaro.
31: Marie Curie.
32: Lydia Maria Adams Dewitt.
33: Gertrude B. Elion.
34: Alice Evans.
35: Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming.
36: Alice Cunningham Fletcher.
37: Dian Fossey.
38: Rosalind Franklin.
39: Sophie Germain.
40: Lillian Evelyn Gilbreth.
41: Jane Goodall.
42: Temple Grandin.
43: Evelyn Granville.
44: Claudie Haigneré.
45: Alice Hamilton.
46: Anna Jane Harrison.
47: Susan Helms.
48: Caroline Lucretia Herschel.
49: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin.
50: Grace Hopper.
51: Libbie Henrietta Hyman.
52: Hypatia.
53: Lisa Jackson.
54: Mae Jemison.
55: Irène Joliot-Curie.
56: Ada King, Countess of Lovelace.
57: Yelena Kondakova.
58: Sofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya.
59: Hedy Lamarr.
60: Mary Douglas Leakey.
61: Henrietta Swan Leavitt.
62: Inge Lehmann.
63: Rita Levi-Montalcini.
64: Barbara Jane Liskov.
65: Jane Lubchenco.
66: Wangari Maathai.
67: Lynn Margulis.
68: Maria Goeppert Mayer.
69: Barbara Mcclintock.
70: Margaret Mead.
71: Lise Meitner.
72: Maria Sibylla Merian.
73: Maryam Mirzakhani.
74: Maria Mitchell.
75: Clelia Duel Mosher.
76: Florence Nightingale.
77: Emmy Noether.
78: Antonia Novello.
79: Christiane Nüslein-Volhard.
80: Ellen Ochoa.
81: Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin.
82: Dixy Lee Ray.
83: Ellen Swallow Richards.
84: Sally Ride.
85: Emily Warren Roebling.
86: Florence Rena Sabin.
87: Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya.
88: Ellen Churchill Semple.
89: Helen Sharman.
90: Mary Somerville.
91: Nettie Maria Stevens.
92: Kathryn Sullivan.
93: Helen Brooke Taussig.
94: Valentina Tereshkova.
95: Mary Watson Whitney.
96: Peggy Whitson.
97: Sunita Williams.
98: Chien-Shiung Wu.
99: Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.
100: Yi Soyeon.
101: Ada Yonath.
Glossary.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz.
2: Maria Gaetana Agnesi.
3: Frances E. Allen.
4: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.
5: Mary Anning.
6: Virginia Apgar.
7: Anna Atkins.
8: Hertha Marks Ayrton.
9: Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey.
10: Sara Josephine Baker.
11: Clara Barton.
12: Laura Bassi.
13: Ruth Benedict.
14: Louise Blanchard Bethune.
15: Elizabeth H. Blackburn.
16: Elizabeth Blackwell.
17: Emily Blackwell.
18: Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton.
19: Linda B. Buck.
20: Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
21: Annie Jump Cannon.
22: Rachel Carson.
23: Margaret Chan.
24: Gabrielle-Émilie Châtelet.
25: Cornelia Maria Clapp.
26: Johnnetta Cole.
27: Eileen Collins.
28: Anna Botsford Comstock.
29: Gerty Cori.
30: Elena Cornaro.
31: Marie Curie.
32: Lydia Maria Adams Dewitt.
33: Gertrude B. Elion.
34: Alice Evans.
35: Williamina Paton Stevens Fleming.
36: Alice Cunningham Fletcher.
37: Dian Fossey.
38: Rosalind Franklin.
39: Sophie Germain.
40: Lillian Evelyn Gilbreth.
41: Jane Goodall.
42: Temple Grandin.
43: Evelyn Granville.
44: Claudie Haigneré.
45: Alice Hamilton.
46: Anna Jane Harrison.
47: Susan Helms.
48: Caroline Lucretia Herschel.
49: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin.
50: Grace Hopper.
51: Libbie Henrietta Hyman.
52: Hypatia.
53: Lisa Jackson.
54: Mae Jemison.
55: Irène Joliot-Curie.
56: Ada King, Countess of Lovelace.
57: Yelena Kondakova.
58: Sofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya.
59: Hedy Lamarr.
60: Mary Douglas Leakey.
61: Henrietta Swan Leavitt.
62: Inge Lehmann.
63: Rita Levi-Montalcini.
64: Barbara Jane Liskov.
65: Jane Lubchenco.
66: Wangari Maathai.
67: Lynn Margulis.
68: Maria Goeppert Mayer.
69: Barbara Mcclintock.
70: Margaret Mead.
71: Lise Meitner.
72: Maria Sibylla Merian.
73: Maryam Mirzakhani.
74: Maria Mitchell.
75: Clelia Duel Mosher.
76: Florence Nightingale.
77: Emmy Noether.
78: Antonia Novello.
79: Christiane Nüslein-Volhard.
80: Ellen Ochoa.
81: Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin.
82: Dixy Lee Ray.
83: Ellen Swallow Richards.
84: Sally Ride.
85: Emily Warren Roebling.
86: Florence Rena Sabin.
87: Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya.
88: Ellen Churchill Semple.
89: Helen Sharman.
90: Mary Somerville.
91: Nettie Maria Stevens.
92: Kathryn Sullivan.
93: Helen Brooke Taussig.
94: Valentina Tereshkova.
95: Mary Watson Whitney.
96: Peggy Whitson.
97: Sunita Williams.
98: Chien-Shiung Wu.
99: Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.
100: Yi Soyeon.
101: Ada Yonath.
Glossary.
Index.